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A Cocoon or a Coffin?

A Cocoon or a Coffin?

Discussing the lockdown temptation towards spiritual complacency, a friend spoke of the dangers of a “cocoon of convenience.” That’s a helpful phrase. A cocoon is God’s marvellous design to guard the process of transformation from a caterpillar to a butterfly. This...
Solitude: Its Necessity and Limitations

Solitude: Its Necessity and Limitations

I read a lot of books, which can become expensive, so I am always on the lookout for bargains. If I am patient, some well-known books and books by well-respected authors can be found cheap as an ebook. Recently I came across one. The author and book will remain...
Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces

Nowadays, we are all very conscious of the need to be properly attired when we leave our homes. “Modesty” now includes the requisite face mask. The other day I went for a run and, down the road, realised I had forgotten my buff, which doubles as a face mask. I felt as...
With God Daily

With God Daily

Kenneth Copeland has been in the spotlight a fair amount lately. From declaring war against COVID-19 to claiming victory over the disease, his brand of prosperity gospel has highlighted once again a flawed understanding of what it means to live with God daily....
Consider One Another

Consider One Another

“And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,  not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near” (Hebrews 10:24–25). These words were written during a time...